Reducing Breast Cancer Risks for Mothers and Daughter

This is a sponsored post in partnership with Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program. The month of October is deemed National Breast Cancer Awareness month, but to be honest, it is something that should be talked about more often. Breast cancer is VERY REAL and has touched me and my family personally. My mom […]

Snacking Smart: Tips for Healthy Party Eats

Whether you’re a long-term artist who takes pride in your creations, or an amateur creating simply for the love of it, you intensely value the personal touch in everything you do. It’s no different when you’re planning a fun get-together, but you might be stumped for tasty food that’s easy to prepare. Thankfully, crafting unique, […]

Amazon’s Top 8 Exercise & Fitness Workout DVD’s

Losing weight while working out at home – On busy days, it can be tough to make time to attend an hour-long yoga class or get to the gym. The convenience of DVDs and online workouts can’t be beat. Working out at home doesn’t need to tedious or boring. There are a number of at-home […]

Why Sleep Is the Most Important Exercise You’re Not Getting

It’s that time of year again when everyone is crowding into the gym to get fit. And all this activity does wonders for your health, but not if you don’t get enough sleep. Getting good sleep is just as important as working out. Positive, consistent sleep patterns are beneficial to your health, and here are […]

How to Have a Comfortable Body After Pregnancy

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Poise. All opinions are 100% mine. Before I got pregnant, I read everything I could about motherhood and pregnancy. I talked to friends and sisters about their pregnancy and birthing experiences and thought I knew everything. It wasn’t until a very honest friend told […]

Good Sleep for Everyone

Over the past few months, I’ve been sharing some sleep tips and trying to incorporate them into my own life. I participated in an Ambassador program on behalf of Influence Central for Pernix Therapeutics. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. All thoughts and opinions shared here are my own. The […]

The Ultimate Body Weight Routine: Simple 20’s, Tough 10’s, Holding 15’s

Fitness has always been a key part of my life, especially post-children so I am always looking for new ways to tighten up and stay in shape. There are some routines that have worked for me and then there are some that I could just not stick with. So now it’s time to try something […]

Fitness Motivation: Tips To Get You Up, Get You Out & Get You Active

I don’t think I’m alone when I say my exercise intentions are much better than my exercise actions. I have big plans to hit the gym, train for a race, and get active, but life gets busy and the first things to slip are my workouts. Now that my kids are back in school, I’m […]

Shut-Eye Strategies for a Great Night’s Sleep

A few weeks I talked about insomnia and how prevalent it is—I still can’t believe more than four million Americans suffer from it. Insomnia and bad sleep habits can affect our entire lives. I know that on days when I’m sleep deprived, I am a total zombie and definitely can’t give my job and family […]